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AG says it lacks evidence on alleged 2015 election coup by Rajapaksas

The Attorney General(AG)  has informed the Director CID that it lacks sufficient evidence to to proceed against anyone in respect of a complaint lodged by former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera.

Samaraweera, on the 14 of January 2015, lodged a complaint with the CID, requesting the launch of an immediate investigation into an alleged conspiracy that was being hatched by the Rajapaksa brothers to subvert democracy by annulling the Presidential election results.

Samaraweera said the attempt was made in the wee hours of January 9.